Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Frist: 15.02.2020

CfP – Development Economics and Policy, Hamburg

Call for Papers
Development Economics and Policy

Annual International Conference of the German Economic Association
Research Group on Development Economics

Hosted by
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies and Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg

25-26 June 2020 in Hamburg, Germany

***Keynote Speakers***
Anandi Mani (Oxford University)
Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University)

The annual conference brings together international scholars and researchers of development economics and neighboring fields. Plenary sessions with keynote speakers, parallel sessions with contributed papers, and a poster session (with two discussants for each poster) will reflect the current state of research in development economics and provide a forum for exchange for researchers and practitioners.

Interested contributors are invited to fill a submission form on and upload their full paper before February 15th. Acceptance notes with detailed information will be sent by early April 2020. The conference will start in the afternoon of June 25, 2020. There will be a conference fee of Euro 50.

Local organizers:
Dierk Herzer (HSU Hamburg), Jann Lay (GIGA Hamburg) and Rainer Thiele (IfW Kiel).

Selection Committee:
Axel Dreher (Heidelberg University), Andreas Fuchs (University of Göttingen/IfW Kiel), Michael Grimm (University of Passau), Isabel Günther (ETH Zürich), Anke Hoeffler (University of Konstanz), Jann Lay (GIGA Hamburg) and Rainer Thiele (IfW Kiel).